Adding new users to LinkedIn should be friendly as in Twitter, Facebook

The most important social networks for working professionals are LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter (possibly in that order). While LinkedIn is the oldest of the lot I wish they had improved the product a lot more. When a user follows you on Twitter the message is simple, you get a fair idea of who the follower is (they should include the URL of the follower if it exists),

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Asana – a simple and good project management, task-based tool

Asana - Task Management Tool Mint had carried an article today “From a Facebook founder, a social network for work” [originally from NY Times]. It is always interesting to read about how one can improve your productivity. The article is about the task management tool ‘Asana’ but in view of valuations I guess everyone wants to attach the word ‘social network’ to their product.

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Google Buzz fails to create the buzz, axed. What about Orkut?

Since today morning tweets have been talking about the various products Google has decided to shut – Google Buzz, Code Search, Jaiku, iGoogle social features etc. I wasn’t using any of these actively. Google Buzz was reading my tweets, thats about the closest I have got to using any of these products which are about to shut.

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LinkedIn: “Easy” Categorizing of friends, blocking invites missing

LinkedInLinkedIn has an user base of 120+ million people across 200+ countries all over the worldwide. LinkedIn India has about 11 million users. Few have tried to replicate LinkedIn in India, as expected they have failed miserably.

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Twitter embraces Hindi, will it help?

Twitter has released the Hindi version of their interface yesterday. Most of the sites have given a thumbs down to the level of localization Twitter has gone into (see Medianama & Pluggd.in).

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